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Century Arms N-PAP M70 7.62x39mm

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The PAP is a supposed step up from the WASR model, and in some ways, it clearly was -- better stock finish, rubber buttpad, smoother metalwork, lock-open safety lever, pretty dang good trigger. We would prefer a windage-adjustable rear sight.

Century Arms N-PAP M70 7.62x39mm

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The receiver on the N-PAP is a stamped steel unit like most other AKs. The arrow points to the cutout in the safety lever that keeps the bolt open. That is a great feature for range safety, our testers said.
The handguards on the CIA are longer than a standard AKs.
No, that is not the monolith from Kubrick's 2001. It's a magazine headed for the single- stack-sized receiver hole. It is possible to have the port widened to accept standard AK mags.

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